Port Fairy Death

ON THIS DAY…… 22nd August 1942

When two men became involved in an argument at the Glaxo laboratory, Port Fairy, on this day in 1942, William Moutray, 50, canmaker, of Port Fairy, was struck. As he fell he hit his head on some machinery. He died later at Port Fairy Hospital. Police arrested his fellow employee, George Archibald Gibb, 44, motor driver, on a charge of murder.